Skip to contentSkip to navigation

More demand for ST status

The All Assam Goria Maria Desi Jatiya Parishad has demanded Scheduled Tribes (ST ) status to meet socio - economic development and integration in the state.  The parishad held its workshop cum open session, was organised by BTAD coordination committee of the parishad in association with Kokrajhar district unit at Baruapara LP School ground on Sunday in Kokrajhar. 

Hafijul Ahmed, president of the state committee of the parishad while talking exclusively said that the Goria Maria desi jatiya are the indigenous people of the state,who were converted their religion into Islam. He has demanded the community should be given ST status through ammendment of the Constitution and provide social development and integrated society in the state

Ahmed told reporters that the peoples should not be discriminated under religion manner, peoples should be treated equal and held united among society. He has  claimed the Goria Maria desi jatiya are main indigenous and they have own identify from their forefathers in their living. He has also urged the govt to facilitate proper way while granting ST status along other communities in the state

MLA Pramila Rani Brahma attended the function as guest, Sahir Bhuyan, adviser of parishad, Mamtaj Choudhury, coordinator of the parishad, Ajijul Haque, BTAD coordinator, Sheik Selim Patgiri, president Kokrajhar district unit of parishad were among others who attended programme.

Author info

Hantigiri Narzary's picture

Reporting from Kokrajhar

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

More Stories

Kokrajhar ready to celebrate 72nd Independence Day

14 Aug 2018 - 6:53pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
Kokrajhar,Aug 14:  Kokrajhar is all set to celebrate 72nd Independence Day on Wednesday with befitting programme scheduled at Govt HS & MP School ground in Kokrajhar, for which why...

Attempt to make football popular in villages

19 Sep 2017 - 12:43pm | AT Staff Reporter
In an attempt to make football popular among youths in the rural areas,the Darrang District BPF has taken up a few novel schemes to promote football in Darrang and Udalguri districts.A district level...

SEBA official attacks journalist In Guwahati

8 Apr 2012 - 4:59am | editor
Amid a simmering controversy over anomalies in HSLC examinations a SEBA official attacked journalist when they visited the headquarters on Saturday. The official in question was administrative...